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Microscopic chip-based device improving the modulation of x-rays

A new neoteric microscopic chip-based device has enhanced the modulation of x-rays, potentially evolving an array of modern applications.
smart lampposts

Tackling the COVID-19 pandemic through smart lampposts

The transmission of COVID-19 could be diminished by the utilisation of a novel generation of smart lampposts.
insulin therapy

A once-a-week insulin therapy may restructure Type 2 diabetes treatment

A new clinical trial has suggested that a novel once-a-week insulin therapy could replace conventional Type 2 diabetes treatment.

Discovery of AMBRA1 enzyme may help cancer treatment

New research suggests a novel enzyme called AMBRA1 that has eluded scientists for over 25 years may revolutionise cancer treatment.
superfund sites

Living in proximity to superfund sites may lower life expectancy

New research suggests that residing in close proximity to a hazardous waste or superfund site may lower life expectancy by a year.
Detecting carpal tunnel syndrome with a smartphone application

Detecting carpal tunnel syndrome with a smartphone application

A Japanese research group has developed a smartphone application that can be used to screen for carpal tunnel syndrome.
personalised neurological therapy

Intelligent graphene-based implant for personalised neurological therapy

INBRAIN Neuroelectronics, a Graphene Flagship spin-off, has developed an intelligent graphene-based neural implant for personalised neurological therapy in brain disorders. INBRAIN Neuroelectronics’ work lies at...
gene therapy treatment

Gene therapy innovation centre will lead to life-changing treatments

A new gene therapy innovation centre at the University of Sheffield is on track to advance scientific discoveries into treatment options for millions of patients with life-threatening diseases.
Stroke Action Plan for Europe

Stroke Action Plan for Europe rolls out

The European Stroke Organisation's Stroke Action Plan for Europe aims to provide better patient care and implement strategies to reduce risk.
bone defect treatment

Self-fitting scaffolds as an alternative for bone defect treatment

Melissa A Grunlan and her team have been developing and improving self-fitting SMP scaffolds for craniomaxillofacial bone defect treatment.
caused the COVID-19 outbreak

Climate change could have caused the COVID-19 outbreak

New research suggests that climate change could have driven the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 by forcing bats to migrate to new climates.
diagnostics of human breath

New low-cost sensitive devices could be used in diagnostics of human breath

Researchers have designed an 'electronic nose' to demonstrate their new devices, which be used for noninvasive diagnostics of human breath.
blood disorders

Laser-printed graphene-electrode biosensor can detect blood disorders

Scientists have designed a high-performance laser-printed graphene-electrode biosensor, that can be used to detect blood disorders.
neutron scattering

Scientists use neutron scattering experiments to understand tumour suppression

Scientists have used neutron scattering techniques to investigate what happens inside cells when they are at risk of becoming cancerous.
Evolutionary theory

Evolutionary theory in applied problem-solving

Professor Lawrence C Scharmann explains how the Darwinian evolutionary theory and common ancestry can be used as problem solving tools.

Osteoclasts and their role in musculoskeletal disease

Dr Salber of Hospital of the RUHR-University Bochum discussess how osteoclasts have a role as cells responsible for the resorption of bone.
peptide treatment

New peptide treatment could prevent COVID-19 symptoms

Researchers have developed a new peptide therapy that is showing success as a way to prevent COVID-19 symptoms in mice.
androgens in breast cancer treatment

Study reveals positive role of androgens in breast cancer treatment

New evidence about the positive role of androgens in breast cancer treatment has been discovered by researchers at the University of Adelaide.
uveal melanoma

Role of ADAMTS1 in the development of uveal melanoma

Scientists have demonstrated the role of ADAMTS1 in the development of uveal melanoma, one of the rarest and most aggressive cancers.
proton pump inhibitors

3D computer simulations identify how proton pump inhibitors can increase dementia risk

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet report that the long-term use of proton pump inhibitors could increase the risk of developing dementia.

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